|Rag Radio 2013-02-22 - Documentary Filmmaker Anne Lewis - Rag Radio with Thorne Dreyer|
Anne Lewis is an independent filmmaker, a senior lecturer at the University of Texas at Austin, and a member of the Texas State Employees Union (TSEU-CWA Local 6186) and NABET-CWA. She has been making documentary films since 1970. Most of her filmmaking depicts working class people -- often women -- fighting for social change. Lewis is associated with Appalshop, an arts and education center located in the heart of Appalachia...
Keywords: Rag Radio; Anne Lewis; Documentary Filmmakers; Thorne Dreyer
|People United - July 13, 2012 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a conversation with filmmaker Anne Lewis about her and Mimi Pickering's documentary film _Anne Braden: Southern Patriot_, which profiles a white Southern womanâs activism over several decades for various causes, particularly those connected to the struggle for racial justice. Anne Lewis spoke in the KOOP Studio on July 4, 2012.
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; Anne Lewis; Mimi Pickering; Appalshop; documentary; filmmaking; activism; Anne Braden; Southern Patriot; Louisville; Kentucky; Appalachia; environmental justice; civil rights; black freedom struggle; people of color; race; racism; whiteness; white privilege; white supremacy; capitalism; class; poverty; economic justice; working class; labor movement; trade unions; trade unionist; Carl Braden; Willie McGee; Scottsboro Boys; American Communist Party; Popular Front; Great Depression; World War II; World War Two; Cold War; blacklisting; McCarthyism; political repression; First Amendment; Jim Crow; segregation; war; empire; peace movement; Free Speech Movement; New Left; LGBT; gay and lesbian rights; Carla Wallace; Fairness Campaign; Southern Conference; The Southern Patriot; public intellectual; African American; Angela Davis; Cornel West; Robin Kelley; Robin D G Kelley; Birmingham; Race Rebels; Hammer and Hoe; gender; sex; sexism; patriarchy; feminism; women's liberation; women's movement; social movements; social justice; intersectionality; historiography; history; current events
|People United - March 25, 2011 - Allan Campbell|
Episode features a conversation broadcast live in the KOOP Studio about labor and the public sector with Harriet Rowan, the University of Wisconsin senior that helped coordinate protests at the Wisconsin State Capitol in Madison; political analyst and former radio commentator Rahul Mahajan, currently a member of the UW-Madison Teaching Assistants Association; and documentary filmmaker Anne Lewis, who teaches at the University of Texas at Austin and sits on the Executive Board of the Texas State ...
Keywords: People United; 91.7 FM; KOOP Radio; Austin TX; community radio; Harriet Rowan; Rahul Mahajan; Anne Lewis; labor; the public sector; unions; neoliberalism; austerity; neoliberal austerity; Wisconsin; Scott Walker; Madison; Wisconsin State Capitol; collective bargaining; union certification; workers; University of Wisconsin at Madison; UW-Madison Teaching Assistants Association; TAA; Texas State Employees Union; Save Our Schools; Save Our State; solidarity; alliances; coalitions; special interests; corporate interests; Noam Chomsky; Antonio Gramsci; Hilda Solis; Clara Lemlich; William Cronon; Warren Knowles; New Deal; Reagan Era; common sense; ideology; articulation; rearticulation; populism; agenda; right to work; public services; state revenue; state government; Rainy Day Fund; labor movement; social movement; unemployed; drug testing; privacy rights; Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire; International Women's Day; centennial; legislature; legislators; Jobs with Justice; Green Party; Republican Party; Democratic Party; electoral politics; grassroots organizing